CONFIRMED lineups: Real Madrid – Sevilla

CONFIRMED lineups: Real Madrid – Sevilla


Zinedine Zidane has recovered his BBC to face Sevilla in La Liga. Karim Benzema has recovered from his injury this week and has made it in the starting lineup, featuring alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale in the forward line.

Casemiro remains a guaranteed starter and will feature in midfield accompanying Toni Kroos and Luka Modric, thus leaving Isco and James Rodriguez on the bench.

In defence, Raphael Varane and Nacho Fernandez will replace Pepe and Sergio Ramos, who will miss the game through suspension.

This will be Real Madrid’s starting lineup: Navas; Danilo, Varane, Nacho Fernandez, Marcelo; Modric, Casemiro, Kroos; Bale, Benzema, Ronaldo.

Meanwhile, Unai Emery has decided to display a very defensive lineup, with full-backs Escudero and Diogo featuring as midfielders.

This will be Sevilla’s starting lineup: Sergio Rico; Coke, Rami, Kolo, Tremoulinas; Diogo, Krychowiak, Cristoforo, Escudero; Iborra, Gameiro.